With the development and accessibility of animation tools and techniques, filmmakers are blurring the boundaries between documentary filmmaking and animation. The intimacy, imperfection and charm of the animated form is providing live-action and animation directors with unique ways to tell stories, humanize events and convey information not easily adapted for live-action media. qAnimated Realismq presents animation techniques as they apply to the documentary genre with an inspirational behind-the-scenes look at award-winning animated documentaries. Animators and documentary filmmakers alike will learn how to develop a visual style with animation, translate a graphic novel into a documentary and use 3D animation as a storytelling tool, all in the context of creating animated documentaries. With insight and inspiration, qAnimated Realismq includes interviews from industry luminaries like John Canemaker, Oscar Winning Director of qThe Moon and the Sonq, Yoni Goodman, Animation Director of Oscar Nominated Waltz with Bashir and Chris Landreth, Oscan Winning creator of Ryan. Packed with beautiful, instructive illustrations and previously unpublished material (including storyboards, photos and hand-drawn sketches) and interspersed with interviews - this is an exceptional source of inspiration and knowledge for animators, students and fans alike. With a companion website featuring animated shorts from leading animated documentaries, animators, students and documentary filmmakers will be able to analyze and apply Oscar-winning animation techniques to their own films. Learn from the best...Judith Kriger interviews some of the most innovative and inspirational animators, including John Canemaker, Oscar Winning Director of qThe Moon and the Sonq, Yoni Goodman, Animation Director of Oscar Nominated Waltz with Bashir and Chris Landreth, Oscan Winning Director of Ryan.I had been playing aroundwith theGameboy Advance when the Nintendo DScame out. When itdidcome out, itreally inspired meto getinto it more heavily because it has two screens, one of which is a touchscreen with a little stylus. ... It alsohasa built-in camera, so itreally lends itself to rotoscoping ortaking pictures and animating on top of them. ... All the other software IAlve written has just been formyself and/or my studio, which means that if it doesnAlt workorifthere are bugs, I canfixthem.
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